After months of speculation, Mitt Romney announced last week that he's running for the US Senate. Most observers say the former presidential candidate's victory in November is all but assured. But why the Senate? And why now? And what can Romney do for Utah.
Tuesday, we’re talking about Mitt Romney’s bid for the US Senate. He's vying for the seat held by Orrin Hatch since the Ford Administration, and pundits say he’ll likely steamroll whatever competition lines up against him. Romney is after all a former presidential candidate, a former state governor, and the CEO of Utah’s 2002 Winter Olympics. His approval rating in the state is sky high. But why the Senate? And why now? And what can Romney do for Utahns?